Lead Counsel, Privacy Review
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Facebook is seeking a highly motivated and experienced team player for a role on Facebook's legal privacy team to advise the company on a range of privacy, data protection and security-related legal initiatives. Working closely with the Privacy Organization, you will advise on the development and management of Facebook's Privacy Review program and provide privacy related legal advice on privacy initiatives across the company, including privacy related communications. This role requires flexibility and comfort with working on numerous projects simultaneously, with varied stakeholders. You will be working on industry leading projects, ensuring commitment to privacy and managing our compliance with applicable laws and regulations. A successful candidate is excited about taking on and leading complex privacy projects, thrives in a fast-paced environment and can seamlessly drive success working with multiple cross-functional stakeholders to accomplish bold things. You must also be a self-starter, able to identify issues early and drive to resolution independently.
Lead Counsel, Privacy Review Responsibilities
* Develop and maintain subject matter expertise in areas of data use and protection laws (including state and federal consumer protection and privacy laws, GDPR and other global privacy laws) and advise on business impact
Work closely with product counsel and product teams to guide privacy-forward product development and evaluate the impact of privacy laws, regulatory guidance and enforcement actions
Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving privacy analysis and compliance with cross-functional stakeholders across Facebook's business, policy, legal, communications, security, and other departments
Manage and develop internal privacy compliance controls and processes to ensure we meet our obligations under those programs
Provide legal guidance related to privacy compliance audits, by monitoring and reporting on privacy controls
* J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least one US state bar
5+ years of legal experience, including at a law firm and/or in-house experience (privacy, compliance, litigation, regulatory, or product counseling will be considered)
Experience advising on privacy legal risks and mitigations
Experience driving and managing large-scale initiatives across an organization
* In-house experience with applicable litigation, regulatory, or product counseling, particularly at a technology company
Experience advancing projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
Experience with audits and managing/interacting with independent auditors
Experience prioritizing work, providing advice under deadlines, and strong attention to detail
About the Facebook company
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.
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